Afghan Hijabi Model Lands Massive Fashion Campaign

Afghan Hijabi Model Lands Massive Fashion Campaign

by Farah Andil

Last year, Dolce & Gabbana was making waves internationally when the Italian fashion house launched its abaya collection. The popular brand released beautiful images for its luxurious, silky robes and bright scarves made specifically for Muslims.   Now, Dolce & Gabbana has decided to take things to the next level by making 23-year-old Afghan model […]

9 Dubai Spots That Will Take Your Iftar Game to the Next Level

9 Dubai Spots That Will Take Your Iftar Game to the Next Level

With so many options, the choice of iftars can seem a little bit intense. Which is why we’ve scoured Dubai for our favorite options for breaking your fast, so you don’t have to.     Zayna, The Ramadan Tent     Evenings come alive at Zayna, a sanctuary of tasteful opulence where the best of […]

Gap Features a Hijabi Model in Their Summer 2017 Campaign

Gap Features a Hijabi Model in Their Summer 2017 Campaign

To launch our new summer collection, we set out exploring, from coast to coast. Along the way we met truly amazing people (like you). Brave and loving, funny and powerful, complex and strong. You are Gap. And this is our portrait of an American summer. #IAmGap A post shared by Gap (@gap) on May 2, […]

Rapunzel Gets an Islamic Makeover in This Children’s Book

Rapunzel Gets an Islamic Makeover in This Children’s Book

  *sings* And at last I see the light, and Rapunzel is now Muslim. *sings*   Yesterday, Facebook page The Malaysian Feminist posted a photo of Disney princess Rapunzel, except her hair is nowhere to be seen because she’s hijabi.     The photo has only been online for 24 hours and it has already […]

Why Arabs Need to Drop Everything and Start Watching ‘Skam’ Right Now

Why Arabs Need to Drop Everything and Start Watching ‘Skam’ Right Now

  What is Skam? Why are some of your friends mentioning it on Social Media? Why is it that every time you go on Tumblr people are reblogging GIFs of Norwegian teenagers? Well, allow me to clear up your confusion.   Skam is your new favorite TV show. Okay wait, I know how it sounds because […]

VIDEO: Royal Jordanian Airlines’ New Ad About Discrimination Is So Powerful

VIDEO: Royal Jordanian Airlines’ New Ad About Discrimination Is So Powerful

  Arabs and Muslims don’t have it easy, especially when it comes to flying and airports. With all the terrorist attacks and new laws discriminating against Arabs and Muslims, flying has become a frightening event for us. We’re scared of the terrorist attacks, just like anyone else, but we’re also scared of taking the blame […]

Muslim Teen Flawlessly Shuts down Islamophobic Nonsense by Texting Her Dad

Muslim Teen Flawlessly Shuts down Islamophobic Nonsense by Texting Her Dad

A few days ago a 17 year-old Muslim girl by the name of Lamyaa- residing in Pennsylvania tweeted a screenshot of an iMessage conversation she had with her father.     The conversation she tweeted was one that involved Lamyaa asking her father a direct question regarding his reaction and/or opinion should she decide to […]

#United_On_PalmSunday: Tragedy Strikes Tanta

#United_On_PalmSunday: Tragedy Strikes Tanta

  We all know what Easter Sunday is, but what about Palm Sunday? Before Christians celebrate Easter, they remember the fact that Jesus was crucified, died and was buried.   Palm Sunday marks the day Jesus arrived in Jerusalem on a donkey, just a few days before he was betrayed by his friend Judas Iscariot and was […]

This Muslim Teen Used His College Application to Support #BlackLivesMatter, and We Salute Him

This Muslim Teen Used His College Application to Support #BlackLivesMatter, and We Salute Him

  For all the young readers out there, meet your new role model; Ziad Ahmed, an 18-year-old American-Muslim teenager from Princeton, New Jersey who stood very bravely for justice.     While filling out his application to Stanford University, one of the leading research and teaching institutions in the world, Ziad was asked: “What matters to […]

Palestinian-American Model Bella Hadid Says ‘I Am Proud to Be Muslim’

Palestinian-American Model Bella Hadid Says ‘I Am Proud to Be Muslim’

  When President Donald Trump first announced his immigration ban in January, thousands of people protested the controversial executive order—including Bella and Gigi Hadid.   Now, the Palestinian-American supermodel Bella Hadid has also opened up about her father’s immigration experience and her faith in a new interview with Porter magazine.     “My dad was […]

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